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happened last year, this year, the aftermath was even weirder, as you know, the first lady, michelle obama awarded the best picture oscar, live from the white house, via satellite, and the oscar went to "argo," regarding the canadian embassy in iran, smuggling the diplomats out of tehran, during the hostage crisis in 1979. as you can imagine, iran's state-run media was not at all excited about the best picture comment. as you can see, argo wins oscar in hollywood's dirty anti-iran game. this year they decided they would instead enhance first lady michelle obama. about that, that is not what first lady michelle obama wore last night at the oscars. the image here is kind of tiny, but as you can see, iran's state-run media digitally altered michelle obama's shoulder-bearing gown with the low-cut neck line, and made it look as though she was wearing a sparkly t-shirt. they photo-shopped her into a whole new outfit that she did not wear. the website, "enduring" ran that. i know people love the oscars, i know that watching what iran state tv does to the oscars the day after is always better than
won for best picture. there was the glitz, glamour and a surprise by michelle obama, too. the white house releases state by state report on the devastating impact that a sequester will have on jobs and middle-class families. >>> more pain at the pump. with prices rising. >>> and the pope in his final week and daytona 500 winner. plus, another blizzard bearing down on multiple states. "first look" starts right now. >>> it was hollywood's biggest night of the year and thes on can car parties are still going on at this moment. the stars lined up on the red carpet where the competition for best dressed brings as much buzz as the ceremony inside. stephanie sent theon is outside the dolby theater. >> reporter: the historic drama argo won best picture. an emotional moment for the film's star/producer/director. >> "argo." >> reporter: the academy award's biggest prize went to the rescue of american hostages from iran. >> i thank everyone on the movie. >> reporter: affleck produced, directed and start in the movie. >> "lie of pi." >> reporter: life of pi won four awards. beating lincoln dire
those gentlemen to michelle obama and michael bloomberg shining a light on childhood obesity and an added benefit of having famous voices attached to the cause helped shine the light on it anymore? >> i think the jury's out and we have famous faces in the film and coming out soon and we hope it brings people to the theater and if that's what it takes, great. famous people and celebrities, great chefs in the nation working really hard on this issue. but they've been working to get people to increase the charitable response and the truth is that charity, even increasing it by tenfold could not take on the problem and fix it. if we're feeding people, they're still hungry the next day and the next day until we look at the system and how it's broken and fix that. >> if there's one thing that people could really take away from that film, if there's one thing to impress upon the country out of this film, what would it be? >> i would say if there's one thing to take away is citizen activism works. we saw the results of what happened in the late 1960s, in particular around this issue.
, in case you didn't realize it, michelle obama has got moves. ♪ that cross dresser there on the left, of course, is jimmy fallon. the first lady's evolution of mom dancing with jimmy fallon. that's tonight in the "sideshow." and this is "hardball," the place for politics. >>> another scandal in the roman catholic church. cardinal keith o'brien, the highest ranking church official in great britain, has been accused of improper conduct with priests. cardinal o'brien, who is retiring this year, says he will skip the conclave in rome to elect the next pope because he doesn't want to be the center of the media's attention. as the church gets out there to pick someone to lead it into the future, it now has another reminder of the worst part of its recent past. terrible news. we'll be right back. once you try an oral-b deep sweep power brush, you'll never go back to a regular manual brush. its three cleaning zones with dynamic power bristles reach between teeth with more brush movements to remove up to 100% more plaque than a regular manual brush. and even 76% more plaque than sonicare flex
in abadbad will take about five years to bill. >>> we'll talk about what michelle obama can do to make an impact in the next four years. that is coming up in less than ten minutes on "jansing and co." >>> a top rating agency is in the government's crosshairs for its role in the 2008 financial crisis. cnbc's mandy drury is here with what's moving your money. mandy, a lawsuit against standard & poor's has been filed. what's that about? >> they're suggesting that s&p ignored their own standards to raise mortgage bonds that imploded in the financial crisis. we know the story well. and at the end of the day, it really cost investors billions of dollars and wreaked a lot of havoc. the civil charges by the u.s. attorney general, eric holder, are the first action against a credit rating firm over the crisis, but s&p said it came out with a statement yesterday and said the government suit is entirely without factual or legal merit and it also denied wrongdoing. so we're just going to have to see how this story unfolds from here, chris. >> and what is going on with gas prices? i was in californi
presented by a huge movie star? no. it was presented by first lady, michelle obama accompanied by a pile of wrinkled laundry. did she give it to the most american movie, "zero dark thirty"? oh, no. her husband had to get all the credit sfr that. >> steven colbert mocking the oscar cam know. i'm bill karens, this is "way too early." it's so good. thanks for being up with us this tuesday. we have a lot to talk about including a snub by c-pac. governor chris christie's invitation seems to be lost in the mail. why a 2016 contender won't be speaking out. the market drops 200 points after fears of gridlock in europe's third largest economy. we'll get a live report from london. first, a stand off from washington. $85 billion in spending cuts on friday. sound familiar? president obama and republicans have plenty to say. still just not saying it to each other. despite this so-called crisis, the two sides haven't spoken directly this week and have yet to meet face-to-face this calendar year. they plan to push the plans. john boehner rules autothe possibility of new taxes. >> i stand by those commi
" takes home the academy awards' top honors. they were told by none other than first lady michelle obama. she's pretty busy. she did fallon awith mom dancin. >>> this is "way too early." before we get to the other top news of the world, we want to recap last night's academy awards. argo beat films like "lincoln" and silver linings playbook. a bit of redemption for affleck who was passed over best director, which went to ang lee for "lie of pi." "lincoln," though, had its day in the sun, as daniel day-lewis earned his third academy award for best actor. jennifer lawrence might have enjoyed her best actress win for "silver linings playbook" if she hadn't take an spill on her way to the stage. she didn't let that incident get her down. >> thank you. you guys are just standing up because you felt bad that i fell. this is nuts. >> she is amazing. second nomination. she's just 22 years old. rounding out the list of awards, anne hathaway took the prize for best supporting actress for "les miserables." and christoph waltz won his second supporting actor. as for the host, reviews are in. it's a m
in a winning mood. >>> finally in case you didn't realize it, michelle obama has got moves. ♪ that cross dresser there on the left of course is jimmy fallon. the first lady's evolution of mom dancing with jimmy fallon. that's tonight in the "sideshow." and this is "hardball," the place for politics. and every day since, we've worked hard to keep it. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy. we've shared what we've learned, so we can all produce energy more safely. bp's also committed to america. we support nearly two-hundred-fifty thousand jobs and invest more here than anywhere else. we're working to fuel america for generations to come. our commitment has never been stronger. >>> finally in case you didn't place for politics. [ male announcer ] from the way the bristles move to the way they clean, once you try an oral-b deep sweep power brush, you'll never want to go back. >>> finally in case you didn't place for politics. to remove up to 76% more plaque than sonic in hard to reach areas. oral-b deep sweep 5000 power brush. >>> another scandal in the roman catholic ch
the oscars to be. that's what happened last year. this year's oscar aftermath was weirder. michelle obama did the best picture award last night. the oscar went to argo. iran's state sponsor media was not psyched that argo won best picture. you look at the headline. over at the fars news agency, the same up with that enhanced the director's steacceptance speech. that is not what first lady michelle obama wore at the oscars. you can see iran's state are you positive media digitally altered michelle obama's shoulder bearing gown with the low square fut neckline and they made it look like she was wearing a sparkly silver t-shirt. they photo shopped her into a whole new outfit that she did not wear. the website enduring america.com was the first to point this out. i know people love the oscars. i know that watching what iran state tv does to the oscars the day after is always better than the oscars for me. that does it for us tonight. we'll see you tomorrow. have a great night. >>> and the oscar for best performance for people who claim to hate the government but secretly can't get enough goes to
, this year, the aftermath was even weirder, as you know, the first lady, michelle obama awarded the best picture oscar, live from the white house, via satellite, and the oscar went to "argo," regarding the canadian embassy in iran, smuggling the diplomats out of tehran, during the hostage crisis in 1979. as you can imagine, iran's state-run media was not at all excited about the best picture comment. as you can see, argo wins oscar in hollywood's dirty anti-iran game. this year they decided they would instead enhance first lady michelle obama. about that, that is not what first lady michelle obama wore last night at the oscars. the image here is kind of tiny, but as you can see, iran's state-run media digitally altered michelle obama's shoulder-bearing gown with the low-cut neck line, and made it look as though she was wearing a sparkly t-shirt. they photo-shopped her into a whole new outfit that she did not wear. the website, "enduring" ran that. i know people love the oscars, i know that watching what iran state tv does to the oscars the day after is always better than the oscars to me
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to be that first lady michelle obama will be at the funeral, which will make this even more of a national scale tragedy than it already is. "first look" is up next. >>> good friday morning. right now on "first look," two fronts confine combine to create an epic winter storm with over 50-mile-an-hour wind gusts and as much as 2 feet of snow. >>> a massive manhunt is under way in california. a well-trained former cop and veteran is on a mission and the police are pulling out all the stops to nail him. >>> plus, senator feinstein says lawmakers may set up special courts to monitor drone strikes. why apple is sitting on over $137 billion in cash. and an as tried is about to come fascinatingly close to the earth. >>> millions along the northeast corridor are hunkering down for an epic winter storm. folks are stocking up and filling their tanks in anticipation of the massive nor'easter packing blizzard speed winds and crippling feet of snow. analyze are airlines have canceled thousands of flights as this storm travels across the country. dylan dryer is tracking the storm. >> it's going to be a bad st
michelle obama attended the teen's funeral on saturday. hadiya pendleton will be special guested tonight at the state of the union address. nbc's tracie potts joins us live now from washington with more. what else can we expect to hear from the president tonight? >> reporter: in addition to more about gun violence, more about immigration and a number of other topics, the big issue is going to be money and the u.s. budget in these $85 billion in automatic spending cuts coming now and in just a few weeks. >> tonight instead of focusing on how the budget cuts will effect the pentagon, president obama will focus on the middle class, cuts to head start, research and thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis on the need to continue to create jobs or to continue to have our manufacturing sector expand, that work isn't done. >> reporter: in the audience tonight, the parents of a slain chicago teenager who just marched in the inaugural parade. >> i'm happy that murder of hadiya will get guns off the street. >> reporter: the president is expected to address immigration reform, a move that may
's your first look at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. first lady michelle obama went with a familiar choice for her state of the union address last night for her husband's state of the union. she chose a black and dark red sleeveless dress made by jason wu. >>> vice president joe bide ep was wearing glasses during part of the speech because biden scratched his eye with a contact lens. >>> the state of the union speech was a big topic on twitter with 1,360,000 tweets sent. that is double the number of tweets sent during the 2012 state of the union address. one user created a twitter page for marco rubio's water bottle. i go with him to all of the big spichs to take care of his bouts of killer cotton mouth. >>> one shot after each time obama says something socialist f you're confused, that's at the end of every sentence. >>> at the state of the union tonight when the president walked into the chamber, instead of hail to the chief, they played hey big spender. >>> rocker and nra member ted nugent was interviewed. he got the negativity reaction to jim lagavin who said it
. we're talking about bid bird, who now appears in a psa with michelle obama. this time they're promoting healthy eating. >>> meanwhile, former first lady laura bush is requesting she be pulled from a psa featuring same-sex marriage. it features comments she said in 2010. the group respect for marriage coalition has dropped her from the spot and replaced her. >>> vice president joe biden is the administration's point man on gun control, but he raised eyebrows earlier this week when he said his advice for home self-protection would be to fire a shotgun into the air. now several officials are coming forward saying that move in delaware would be illegal unless you were in fear for your life. oops. >>> treasury secretary nominee jack lew might have a funny looking signature, but that won't stop him from answering question. he's responded to more written questions from congress than all of the treasury nominees since 1995 combined. he answered 444 questions compared to 405 from the previous six nominees. >>> and the grandson of former president jimmy carter is getting some thanks
the story behind michelle obama's oscar surprise. >> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. republicans basically have embarked on a campaign to go across america and blame the president for the upcoming sequester. now according to house gop leaders, the president hasn't even tried to negotiate. >> the president really ought to stop campaigning and come back to the table and work with us. we care about what happens to this economy and the people who sent us here. >> well, if eric cantor cares so much, he shouldn't be ignoring the proposal the president has put on the table, because it's got a few lefties upset. the president has offered an additional $1.8 trillion in deficit reduction. more than $1 trillion comes from new spending cuts. the plan includes chained cpi, which, of course, is a reduction to social security benefits. now, hold it right there, folks. my head can explode in 20 seconds of commentary. this is not what this election was all about. there is no poll out there that shows that the majority of americans want to dig into social security so the
, it is because i try to make it me. i try to bring a little bit of michelle obama into this, but at the same time respecting and valuing the tradition that is america's. >> joining me is mark farkus executive producer and the historian that worked on the series and featured in it. good to see both of you. >> thank you, chris. >> why this? why now? what do you want people to understand about the role of first lady that they probably didn't know before? >> i think you take a look at someone like michelle obama and the recent first ladies and out in front of the camera and espousing phenomenas, and you take a look at abigail adams lobbying her husband for the rights of women and saying that if you do not keep in mind the ladies taking a look at the declaration of independence and also the constitution, we may foment a rebellion. they're very influential over time and a lot of the names lost to history so it is a different perspective. >> one of the things i find interesting, rosalynn, is some first ladys really embrace the role and others went kicking and screaming and laura bush talks about she tol
conelle was fooled by a phoney news item. >>> the white house has released first lady michelle obama's new official photo. certainly a new look for the first lady's -- a different look from her 2009 official photo. >>> president obama came his assessment of golfer tiger woods. >> he plays a different game than i do. he's on another planet. he knew that i wasn't a big threat to his world ranking. and i knew that i better keep my day job. >> that's your morning dish of scrambled politics. >>> congress is in recess this week, but a few democrats are coming to work on capitol hill today. they're looking into the impact of the sequester, $85 billion in federal spending cuts that go into effect in just eight days unless lawmakers cut a deal. what does that mean for you? tracy potts has details on many of the programs on the chopping block. >> reporter: if you work at the pentagon, you could get one day off a week unpaid. leon panetta has warned congress, they're looking at these furloughs. if you don't work at the pentagon there are a number of other areas where you could be affected as well. take a look
gear. i quoted ali's brother that he was near death. >>> first lady michelle obama sent a tweet last night, watching the super bowl with family and friends. beyonce was phenomenal and i'm so proud of her. >>> before the big game president obama condemned the ban on gay being allowed to boy scouts. >>> new york times columnist paul krugman said that the current fight over guns has revealed the nra as a quote insane organization. some pro-gun advocates this vision of leading in a mad mex movie. >>> an advertisement during the super bowl calling for background checks for all gun sales using the nra's own words against them. president obama will soon be moving to a new oval office, while the west wing is renovated. the temporary office is in the eisenhower executive office right next door. >>> new jersey chris christie is getting ready for his first late-night tv appearance with david letterman. >>> and that is your morning dish of "scrambled politics." >>> all right, now for a look at monday's weather. here's meteorologist bill karins. >> good morning. >> oh boy, tell a lot of people ar
trail to the campaign trail. mark sanford speaking out and it's revealing. and michelle obama reveals what inspired her bangs. happy president's day, everyone. stay with us. >> ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country. [ kitt ] you know what's impressive? a talking car. but i'll tell you what impresses me. a talking train. this ge locomotive can tell you exactly where it is, what it's carrying, while using less fuel. delivering whatever the world needs, when it needs it. ♪ after all, what's the point of talking if you don't have something important to say? ♪ we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. is moving backward. [ engine turns over, tires squeal ] and you'll find advanced safety technology like an available heads-up display on the 2013 lexus gs. there's no going back. >>> let's take a wal
or donate money to charity. >>> and first lady michelle obama said her new bangs were inspired by a mid-life crisis. on rachael ray, she joked about her new "do". >> this is my mid-life crisis, the bangs, i couldn't get a sports car, i couldn't bungee jump, so you went to the bangs. >> you went for the bangs. >> i can do this, this is all mine. >> all mine, and one more edition of scrambled politics. good morning, bill. >>> i'm getting over the $100,000 that hillary clinton will get per speech. >> that is the money after you leave office. you can make a lot by speaking. >> who would stay in office? why? well, good morning, everyone, let's take a look at the forecast, get you out the door, a lot of people returning to school after the long weekend. snow comes to wisconsin, a lot of rain with the system all the way to michigan, pennsylvania, erie, looks like rain there for pittsburgh, too, one big story today, the cold air behind the system is just a nasty morning up here in the dakotas, all through minnesota, the cold air all the way down to st. louis, and chicago today. the eastern seab
? the morning crew will join in. we'll huddle around the water crew, where michelle obama discusses her new bangs. "way too early" coming right back. [ male announcer ] if you can clear a crowd but not your nasal congestion, you may be muddling through allergies. try zyrtec-d®. powerful relief of nasal congestion and other allergy symptoms -- all in one pill. zyrtec-d®. at the pharmacy counter. >>> now for the real news around the water cooler, no more late snacks for netanyahu, he melted his ice cream budget down to nothing after an israeli news showed he was spending extra money on ice cream. it buys the family nearly a pint a day. netanyahu was apparently unaware of the expense, when he found out he immediately cancelled all shipments. heavy ice cream shipments are a part of our history. george washington made ice cream from the potomac river. one summer he spent $200 on ice cream, and it calculated for a modern-day $2700. netanyahu is in good company. and guests in the past enjoyed burnt almond ice cream. and vladimir putin loves pistachio, one thing the two have in common. president
me play this sound from michelle obama. >> you come into this house and there is so much to do. there's so much coming at you that there's no time to think or reflect or do anything except get through each day. >> do we appreciate these women enough, mark? >> well, personally as a father of two daughters, i appreciate them greatly but i don't know if we do. you really think about what's going on in the white house and why are reality tv shows so popular now? well, you take rich or famous people and put them inside some type of bubble and dysfunction happens. it's easy to identify with what a president goes through. but everyone's got family. it's amazing they are out there and they're as busy as they are as michelle obama said but they really are the ones who have to do the parenting. obviously the president is involved as well but to me that's an interesting aspect to the series as well as, the families inside the white house. >> we're always talking about hillary clinton running for president in 2016. if she wins, we'll have our first first gentleman. >> first dude. >> we're about 1
. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >>> that's first lady michelle obama teaming up with jimmy nalon for the evolution of mom dancing. last night mrs. obama appeared on "late night with jimmy fallon wto "kicking off the let's move campaign. is the first lady on the verge of a whole new agenda and we'll have that in the second hour. >>> the first lady is pretty new to twitter so it's fitting that she chose a bird to tweet with this week. it's all part of mrs. obama's let's move campaign featuring none other than big board. tweeted so fun exercising at the white house at flotus. i hope your husband didn't mind the loud stomping. i'm not exactly light on my feet. >> you are welcome to the @white house any time. you are one good egg. >> i was once and then i hatched. ha-ha. >> big board wrote this handwritten thank you note to the first lady saying in part, maybe next time you can visit me at my home on sesame street. my nest doesn't have a west wing, but it has two wings to give you a big hug when i see you again. >>> elizabeth colbert bush, she's running for the house seat vacated by tomorrower congressman tim scott. the fu
-life cost of those cuts. right now the first lady, michelle obama is addressing governors at the white house. later this hour, the president and vice president will take their turn addressing that crowd. the president expected to talk mainly about the sequester and the white house and congress have until the end of the week to stop the $85 billion in cuts that will take folk friday, march 1. the administration amping up the pressure by releasing state by state details what those cuts would mean. in virginia, loss of $146 million in army based operational funding. in california, an $87.6 million cutting in primary and secondary schools. texas, 2.2 million less in assistance for the unemployed. >> biggest concern for many governors is the effect on the economy. you know, lot of us feel as though the economy is starting to come back and right at the time where we would like to see it accelerate, this could really put a lamb on the brakes. >> very fact that we have a sequester represents some kind of major failure in governance. >> also today, members of the president's cabinet are firing back a
. scoring gold with "argo" as first lady michelle obama stuns with a surprise special appearance from the white house. >> i am so honored to help introduce this year's nominees for best picture and to help celebrate the movies that lift our spirits, broaden our minds, and transport us to places we have never imaged. this has been an exciting year for movies, and i want to congratulate all the nominees on their tremendous work. >> good day. i am andrea mitchell live in london today. secretary of state john kerry is trying to salvage a key meeting with syrian rebels. they are threatening to boycott the session in rome because the united states and europe have refused to give them arms and other critical aid. kerry took time in london today to call a key rebel leader and all but plead with him to show up. joining us for our daily fix chris calizza and managing editor of post politics.com. steve clemons, editor at large for "the atlantic" and david rothcoff, editor at large of fp group. welcome all. first to you, chris. this is the first trip by the new secretary of state, and already he'
the congressman a fair shake last night. i was called a few names. >> i do have to give michelle obama an immense amount of credit. this woman who is so privileged and has been her entire life is able to connect with mainstream culture. >> i won't dance publicly. >> she's on the order of a marie antoinette. >> i'm sorry, if there's one thing michelle obama would never say, it's let them eat cake. we have with us lily val gillett that and dana milbank. lily, let's start with the violence against women act. it's finally become law once again after 18 months of standoff. can you explain to us why a majority of republicans would vote against it? >> i wish i had an answer for that and i guess the optimist in me just goes back to saying, yeah, we got it passed, and it shows that when we want, there are things that can get done. and i got to give credit to speaker boehner because for the third time he has put on the floor a bill that his majority wasn't supporting and it got passed. it's showing me maybe there is hope with the tax reductions -- >> we're talking about 138 republican voptes against an ac
in particular, you want to feel like you're an insider. here is what first lady michelle obama sent out during the super bowl. watching the super bowl with family and friends. beyonce was phenomenal. i'm so proud of her. is safe the way to go but when you're safe, are you sometimes bordering on boring? >> well, you know, that's pretty boring to me. that said, michelle obama has a lot of followers who might be interested in what her opinion was of beyonce. but, you know, i think, especially for politicians, better to be safe than to be sorry. you have to live with sorry for a long time. >> like forever. >> forever is right. >> eric, it's always great to have you on the program. >> great to be here. >> thank you so much. >> by the way, if it doesn't say cj at the end of the tweet, somebody else tweeted it, so i'm very, very -- i learned from eric two years ago when we started "jansing & co." that wraps up this hour of the program. i'm chris jansing. thomas roberts is up next. hey, thomas, be careful out there. >> @jansing co-. dear chris, have i ever told you you are as smart as you are beautifu
. >>> to politics now, first lady michelle obama is among the mourners remembering a 15-year-old chicago girl who died a tragic random death. leah pendelton was gunned down after participating in the obamas' inauguration. "the new york times" topped its paper and we'll dig into the legal justification for drone strikes later in the program and president obama warning that the middle class will get hit hardest if congress does not do something to stop those massive cuts set to take effect march 1st. >> if the sequester is allowed to go forward, thousands of americans who work in fields like national security, education or education are likely to be laid off. democrats and republicans can still get together on a balanced solution to the deficit crisis. republican senator mitch mcconnell says that he know that sequestration would have consequences, but he blames president obama for not putting forward an acceptable plan to prevent it. for more on that, jonathan strong, staff writer, role call, alexander burns and national political reporter with politico. good afternoon to both of you. >> hello. >>
to the latest victim. michelle obama is headed to chicago this weekend to attend the funeral of 15-year-old what day yeah pendleton. the honors student was shot last week in a chicago park just days after performing at inauguration students in d.c. pendleton was among 40 people gunned down in chicago last month, making january its deadliest month in over a deck. >> the white house confirms senior adviser valerie jarrett and education secretary arne duncan, long-time chicago residents, will also attend the saturday service. >>> a massive manhunt continues this morning in california for a former police officer accused of going on a shooting rampage that left a police officer and two other people dead. with the suspect threatening to wage war on lapd. police and s.w.a.t. teams spent the night combing bear mountain, two hours east of l.a., where a truck belonging to the suspect, chris dorner, was found burned out with foot tracks leading away through the snow. police say the suspect could be anywhere. >> reporter: thousands of police officers are hunting for a man that used to be one of their own. t
murder rate. michelle obama attended the funeral. she met privately with the victim's family and friends. the two people being questioned in the pendleton case, police in chicago say no questions have been filed so far. >>> a massive man hunt continues today in california. he's accused of killing 3 people. a $1 million reward is being offered for the arrest of christopher dorner who is considered 5r78d and extremely dangerous. miguel almaguer reports. >>> this is christopher dorner dumping a gun belts, a helmet and ammunition. the surveillance video was captured across the street from a san diego police station. >> the helmet was sitting right up top and the magazine and the belt was hidden under the boxes. >> reporter: the former cop now fugitive accused of killing three and wounding two others was fired from the lapd after making false complaints about his training officer. but now the los angeles police chief says a week after the killing spree began he'll reopen dorner's case. >> people think that maybe there is something to what he says and i want to put that to rest and the only wa
in tonight's address. michelle obama will be joined about it parents of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton who was gunned down. two gang members were charged in the chicago honor student's murder. police say the gunmen mistook the teen's friend for a rival gang member. that's when they came upon them and opened fire. pendleton's father is ecstatic by the news of the arrest. he hopes the parents of other innocent victims never have to endure the same thing. >>> that other big story from overseas, leaders of the catholic church are going to be looking for a new pontiff after pope benedict announced yesterday he is stepping down. the decision stunned even his closest aides even though the 85-year-old hinted in the past that his age and waning strength could force him to resign. he was elected in 2005 and will stay on until february 28th. his plan to meet for that secret enclave to select a new leader. we have a report from vatican city. >> reporter: the day after the shocking announcement that he will resign on february 28th, more details are emerging about his decision. the vatican's own newspap
yesterday as first lady michelle obama att d attended a funeral of a 15-year-old teen shot in chicago. her mother, will be one of 23 people directly affected by gun violence who will be attending the state of the union as invited guests of house democrats. the representatives are using the bright spotlight to bring attention to gun control measures being considered by congress. as a reminder and for the president these speeches, his most visible platform to influence the debate he hope toss accomplish in the second term. it feels to me like the one thing beyond the ordinary mundane, continuing to get out of the recession, is this gun violence question and this idea of using this as a moment to put pressure on it. whether or not they stand for immigration with 23 gun victim, you know, survivor family members in the room, it's going to be hard not to stand on some sort of gun control. >> it goes to what victoria said, who is the audience? who is the president trying to make the statement to? if he's trying to get public support on his side, he has it. now, the funny thing is they actually do
. nchtsz first lady michelle obama is making news this week. we told you earlier this week that mrs. obama joked her bangs are a midlife crisis. but they're here to say. here's her new white house portrait release today. but, this morning, she was talking about another portrait. >> i've got right here a family photo. this is actually sasha's lower school graduation. she has her flowers and malea looks much older than i'd like her to look. >> mrs. obama said she'll make three states to states to promote healthy living. >> get ready, jimmy fallon, more workouts are coming your way. >> coming up, another late-night comedian is going to washington. that's next. [ female announcer ] are you really getting salon quality... or settling for wannabes? stop compromising! new vidal sassoon pro series. care and styling from the original salon genius, created to let you have it all at an affordable price. new vidal sassoon lets you say no to compromise and yes to very shiny... very silky... very sexy... very you. it's salon genius in a bottle! now in your store. new vidal sassoon pro series. salon geni
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of a young girl in chicago who was killed with gun violence and the first lady michelle obama is going to attend the funeral for that 17-year-old hideya pendleton. this was just days after she participated in the president's inauguration that she was gunned down. and just like trayvon's death, it's getting attention for the unique circumstances. but do you fear that the conversation about gun violence is being discounted in certain neighborhoods, urban neighborhoods and simply being called minority on minority crime? >> i don't think so. because it touches so many lives. i think that that's a good thing that the first lady is focusing on that conversation. people just need some type of help when this happens to a child. you know, it just really supports and helps her and i just feel really bad for her mother who has to go through the funeral and has to go through the loss and the process of just getting along, getting along with life without her daughter. what i think, more importantly, when it comes to gun violence and gun control, i think we need to be more educated. >> >> barely see
, michelle obama will attend the funeral of hidaya pendleton, the 15-year-old honor student who was shot and killed last month in chicago. change is hatching. it's real. today, former president clinton urged democrats to act. >> it's important to take some action now that it is posz sibl on the issue of gun violence. >>> i see this whole gun issue as an opportunity, not a toxic land mine. >> and now, in the senate, two democrats and two republicans are joining forces nearing a deal on background checks that could be the blueprint for a new law. next tuesday, all eyes will be on the president in his state of the yuchbon. but our hearts will be with those victims of gun violence in the hall and around the country. >>> joining me now, msnbc's chris hayes and melissa harris perry. melissa, you ever have a voice problem? >> not only that, i did two hours. i see you and i are both control freaks and will not give up the show even if we can't talk. >> my preacher voice is on. >>> listen, some people thought this unissue would go away. but, instead, it's like getting a new kind of momentum. >> i
have to be careful not to pat ourselves on the back too much. not yet. tomorrow first lady michelle obama is returning to her hometown of chicago. she is returning to attend an event that should not even be taking place. she is returning to attend the funeral of a child killed by gun violence. 15-year-old hadiya pendleton was shot and killed in chicago on january 29th. she was huddled with a group of kids taking cover from a rainstorm after school when a gunman opened fire and shot hadiya in the back and killed her. hadiya was an honor student. she was a majorette. and in fact, she just performed at president obama's inauguration last month. and she was killed about a mile from the president's home on the south side of chicago. hadiya's story reminds us again that while the mass murder of children in newtown was an unspeakable horror, it is thankfully rare. and while the manhunt in los angeles is a terrifying spectacle, it too is rare. what gun violence is in this country is hadiya pendleton, a teenaged girl killed in her own neighborhood in chicago. we have some political will righ
that we act responsibly. we can't wait. today, first lady michelle obama anoungsed her guest at the state of the union will be this woman, the grieving mother of a 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. shefgs just laid to rest after being shot and killed in a chicago park. days after attending the president's inaugural facilities. we learned today a bipartisan group of senators is closing on an agreement over how to expand background checks. over 30, including the brother of this hero, victoria soto, the san sandyhook teacher who died protecting her students. this is a fight for all courageous victims of senseless tragedies and it's personal for this president. this hand hch written message from the president appeared on the program. it's a message to hadiya's family. in it, the president says that he is heartbroken by hadiya's death and he vows to fight to the end of senseless violence. this issue is personal for the president and for millions across the country. and we're seeing real urgency and more momentum. >> let me go to you, first, congressman. it seems the energy is not letting up, is it
," thank you very much. >>> first lady michelle obama will go to chicago for the funeral of the 15-year-old honor student who, just days after performing at the president's inauguration, was shot in a park when the gunman opened fire on a group of young people. hideya pendleton's killer has not been arrested but there's a $40,000 reward out. arnie duncan and valerie jarrett will also attend that funeral. you can do that all you want, i don't like v8 juice. [ male announcer ] how about v8 v-fusion. a full serving of vegetables, a full serving of fruit. but what you taste is the fruit. so even you... could've had a v8. with olay, here's how. new regenerist eye and lash duo the cream smooths the look of lids... softens the look of lines. the serum instantly thickens the look of lashes. and the award for wow! eyes in just one week goes to you. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 but there is one source with a wealth of etf knowledge tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 all in one place. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 introducing schwab etf onesource™. tdd#: 1-800-345-2550 it's one source with the most commission-free etfs. tdd#:
for an event and the man was there just waiting. >>> michelle obama will announce the lets move -- there's a new website, let's move schools.org. encouraging schools to use creative ways to help kids get fit. like learning abcs while doing jumping jacks. >>> my must read is "time" magazine's fascinating cover story, man, superman, gunman. it's about oscar pistorius and how a culture of crime and violence against women in south africa may have played into the death of his girlfriend. it's up on our face book page at facebook/jansingco. when what you just bought, just broke. or when you have a little trouble a long way from home... as an american express cardmember you can expect some help. but what you might not expect, is you can get all this with a prepaid card. spends like cash. feels like membership. do we hano.a mower? a trimmer? no. we got nothing. we just bought our first house, we're on a budget. we're not ready for spring. well let's get you ready. very nice. you see these various colors. we got workshops every saturday. yes, maybe a little bit over here. this spring, take on mor
, there will be a funeral service for hideya pendleton. the white house let it be known to be that first lady michelle obama will be at the funeral, which will make this even more of a national scale tragedy than it already is. now it's time for the last word with lawrence o'donnell. have a great night. >>> feeling sorry for karl rove yet? he is having a lot of trouble getting republicans to listen to him these days. maybe he shouldn't have wasted 100 million of their dollars on the last election. >> we >> will the republican change the substance of their position? >> we need to do better. >> what's going on inside the republican party? >> they've gotten spanked a couple of times. >> better conservative candidates and win. >> on the official republican side, you have karl rove. >> karl rove has a new super pac to get rid of candidate like steve king. >> some people believe to get rid of todd akin. >> the female body has ways to shut that down. >> the republican party ought to split. >> better conservative candidates and win. >> but they are not walking the walk. >> washington has to deal with its spending p
in on facebook saying "yes and particularly since this administration and michelle obama's efforts have focused on healthy lifestyles. mike shafer tweeted "yes. we need a healthy president." we encourage you to keep the comments coming in on twitter or facebook. if hollywood actor ashley judd was waiting for a formal invitation to run for kentucky senate, she sort of just got one. or at least she got proof that conservatives are ready to pounce on her. >> and it just clicked, tennessee is home. >> kentucky. >> someone who knows what's good for us. >> obama care has done so much for us right here in tennessee. >> someone who shares our values. >> i -- delightfully radical. >> judd's publicist said that ashley thanks senator mcconnell, karl rove, and their negative allies for all the attention. she considers her future political plans. although, a decision has not been made yet. joining me now is james carol, washington reporter for the louisville courier journal and more on this clearly conservatives see ashley judd as a legitimate threat to mitch mcconnell. what do you hear about the likelihood
's the trickier question. i can't imagine nothing will happen on this. even michelle obama going to meet with the victim who was killed after being -- performing at the inauguration last week so i think that the american people are seeing this day after day an they want some action. >> lois, when the same poll asked which person or group better reflects your views on guns, 43% said president obama. best reflects their views on guns. 46% say the nra does. reconcile that with universal background checks being supported 92%. how does this make sense? >> you know, i can't answer that. there was a lot of other numbers in this poll that kind of contradicted each other, too. you know, i will say that, you know, that there's probably a good half of the country that thinks that president obama is very liberal. and so, somewhere in there they're equating that he wants a lot more than just universal background checks. that he's asking for more to be banned and so that they fall somewhere in the middle between he and the nra. >> as i mentioned, the state of the union tuesday. the president during hi
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